Buried deep in the secret archives of the Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ), was a map that shows a different perspective of the Bletchley Park story to those reported and dramatised in books, films and documentaries.
The map shows cycle and foot routes, that members of the workforce at Bletchley Park would have patrolled when on duty with Bletchley Park’s dedicated Home Guard unit.
Watch this video to see a modern retracing of the cycle route through the streets of Bletchley and see the comparison between a contemporary map of the area and the WWII-era map.
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